Forging Invictus – Decor

With the second edition of Invictus having ended on a high note, we are treading on a journey to decode the secret behind the glam and glitz of this year's Invictus. We got in touch with the stage masters who designed and directed every nook and cranny of the Invictus arena, to document their efforts... Continue Reading →

Forging Invictus – Sponsorships and Finance

A huge fest like Invictus could not have been overseen without the proper management and handling of the budgeting and resource allocation. So, in order to have a little insight into the economics of a behemoth like Invictus, read on for what Iruvantika Malik (Finance Secretary) and Reem Hunain (General Secretary) had to say about... Continue Reading →

Every small bit goes a long way-SWC feature

Helen Keller once said, “ Until the great mass of people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.” The Social Welfare Committee (SWC) is the philanthropic wing of the Student Council of KMC. It is an entirely student run charity organization that works to... Continue Reading →

KMC T20 Premier League

In a country that lives and breathes cricket, the passion for the sport transcends all differences and lets everyone enjoy the gentleman's game. This love for the game among the students of KMC Manipal gave rise to the formation of the KMC T20 Premier League, the second edition of which concluded on the Sunday of... Continue Reading →

MMMC Blood donation drive

Humans owe the grandeur of their existence to the courtesy of how the society has flourished till date. Sure,it has it’s drawbacks but it is the root cause that has made us grow and progress as a species. One of the best ways to give back to society is thus by charitable acts. Melaka Manipal... Continue Reading →

What The Wild Things Are

Insects are everywhere. They are by far the most common animals on our planet. Manipal, a suburb on the hinterland of coastal Karnataka provides a very conducive habitat for insects of different kinds. It is close to the sea, has plunging valleys, a lot of rainfall and more than adequate sunshine. All these factors make... Continue Reading →

Dreaming of Dystopia

Near Vespucci’s America lay an island, discovered by a peripatetic named Raphael Hythloday. Bearing a Greek name meaning ‘an expert in nonsense’, he was perhaps an ideal choice of narrator to describe the land he surveyed, Utopia. In the 1516 eponymous work of fiction, Thomas More fabricated a correspondence between him and the fictional Hythloday, where the... Continue Reading →

When We Got Mail

One day after a lot of procrastination, I set to the daunting task of cleaning out my closet. After mustering the courage to shift around a few things I hadn’t touched in months, I inadvertently caused the contents of an entire shelf to come tumbling down. Several things were part of the wreckage: cobwebs, dust,... Continue Reading →

Music: On Repeat

Science has always been a bit of a stick in the mud when it comes to the arts. It is never enough to simply appreciate a work of art for what it is, or whose it is, or when it was from or just how much effort went into its making. All of which are... Continue Reading →

Classic Reviews: Bawarchi

Whenever we think of Rajesh Khanna, the first movie that comes to the mind is Anand. This masterpiece, iconic not just for its dialogues but also for its songs, is directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Hrishi da (as he was popularly known) worked with Kaka in two other movies- the socialist Namak Haraam (The Traitor) and... Continue Reading →

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